Make Your Job Posting Stand out with SEO and SEM (Webinar)

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(This is a guest post by Ira S. Wolfe of Success Performance Solutions.)   For decades, posting a job opening was a relatively simple task­. All a recruiter had to do was share the job description across the appropriate channels and candidates came pouring in. Today, the competition for talent is fierce and writing content […]


Closing the Skills Gap with Apprenticeship Programs

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As more Baby Boomers retire, the skills gap continues to plague many states across the country. Some employers are looking to apprenticeship programs as one way to secure their next generation of employees. According to the National Skills Coalition, close to half of all jobs in the state of Connecticut are considered ‘middle skill’ – […]


Here’s What the Workforce of the Future Looks Like

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Wouldn’t it be great if life came with a crystal ball? Companies and their team of HR specialists probably wish the same when trying to predict what the future holds when it comes to workforce trends. But even without a Magic 8 ball, each year brings more definitive signs of what companies can expect to […]


5 Tips for Writing Your Best Cover Letter Ever

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5 Tips for writing your best cover letter ever

For all the 2018 job seekers out there, cover letters are still an important piece of the submission process when applying for a new job. So, unless you’re told not to include a cover letter with your resume, you should include one – and make sure it stands out from the crowd. Here are 5 […]


3 Tips for Maintaining Temp Worker Safety

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Hiring temp workers with the help of a staffing agency can be a smart time-saving and cost-saving move for employers. But, as a recent SHRM article states, just because a temporary worker isn’t employed by your company doesn’t mean your organization is exempt from potential litigation, should any workplace incident, like an injury, occur. Here’s […]


How to Spot a CT Staffing Agency Worth Hiring

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As the complexity of our current employment market increases, more companies are looking for new alternatives to help them with their hiring needs. Some might implement HR technologies that help with resume or reference checking, while others bring staffing agencies on board to help with the bigger picture – from candidate screening and skills assessment […]


HR Outlook: Financial Wellness Programs

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  Is it an employer’s responsibility to help their employees manage their money better? Not really. But more companies are starting to realize the benefits of providing financial wellness programs to their workers. According to a recent article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, more employers are beginning to focus on the financial health of their employees. […]


A Look at 2018 HR Trends

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2018 HR trends

With the beginning of a new year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and fresh starts. A new year also brings about a lot of talk about trends. So look no further – we’ve scoured the worldwide web to see what industry experts are predicting to be the biggest 2018 HR trends. Here are […]


3 Things to Look for in a Professional Staffing Agency in CT

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As we shared in earlier posts, there are about 20,000 staffing and recruiting agencies in the U.S., operating out of nearly 40,000 offices. The American Staffing Association (ASA) reports that these agencies employed an average of 3.13 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2017. From quarter to quarter and […]